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Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
're not alone. back in 2003, safeway and its southern california von's stores paid fines following two separate lawsuits for overcharging. the judgment in the lawsuit, if either store charges you more than the lowest advertised price, in most cases you're supposed to get the item for free. >> in all the years i've called them on this, i've never gotten the item for free. >> they just kind of unhappily give you the difference. >> reporter: according to the department of weights and measures, that would be a direct violation of a court order. >> except for a few items like alcohol, dairy products, tobacco, if the items is priced less than $5, you have the right to have that item given to you for free. >> reporter: and he says if you're overcharged on an item over $5, safeway is supposed to give you a $5 gift card. that was the punishment issued after a multicounty investigation found the same thing back then. we're still finding it today. widespread overcharges. we went undercover shopping at five safeway stores in three counties and not only were we overcharged five times, not a single store off
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